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Tips to avoid new scams targeting seniors

(StatePoint) While we are all taught to use good manners when answering the telephone, not everyone who calls you necessarily has good intentions.

Youth hunters experience success

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) conducted six youth lottery deer hunts and three youth lottery waterfowl hunts on Sherburne Wildlife Management Area (WMA) during the 2012-13 hunting season.

Many school expenses eligible for Louisiana tax breaks

Tuition, uniforms, supplies and other education expenses paid during the 2012 tax year may be eligible for deductions on the Louisiana individual income tax return.

Motorists reminded of best way to expedite travel

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) wants to remind travelers and regular commuters at the La. 1 toll road of the best way to expedite travel through the gantry.

New methanol production facility to be built in St. James Parish

Governor Bobby Jindal, South Louisiana Methanol (SLM) CEO Barry Williamson and Todd Corp.

Louisiana receives funding for needs of disabled, low-income people

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S.

Consumers to be aware of unapproved Coast Guard PFDs in marketplace

As Louisiana's busy boating season approaches, many boaters are getting their boats in working order including purchasing the required equipment to keep on board.

State income tax form offers paper-check option for refunds

Louisiana taxpayers can choose a paper check for their state income tax refunds beginning with returns filed for the 2012 tax year.

Earl K. Long hospital staff saddened as closure nears

April 15 will be a sad day for Antonia Frazier. "Not just for me, for my patients," she said. "We love our patients. All of us become a family here."

Free smoke detectors could prevent next tragedy

Local leaders believe the deaths of two young boys last December might save lives in the future.